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 2021-09-21 00:59 

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Saints focused on communication breakdowns after drubbing...

Sean Payton isn't interested in discussing the challenges of being displaced, or missing injured starters, or having his available game-day coaching staff decimated by COVID-19 protocols. New Orleans' coach says the Saints were simply out-schemed ...

 2021-09-21 00:59 

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Lawyer says US journalist in Myanmar jail seems disheartened...

BANGKOK (AP) — U.S. journalist Danny Fenster, imprisoned in Myanmar for almost four months while awaiting trial, appeared disheartened during a court hearing Monday, his lawyer said. Fenster has been charged with incitement — spreading inflamm...

 2021-09-21 00:53 

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The Latest: Hanoi is easing some pandemic restrictions...

HANOI, Vietnam — Vietnamese authorities are relaxing some pandemic restrictions in Hanoi starting Tuesday after two months of lockdown to contain a surge in coronavirus cases. An order signed by the mayor Monday evening will allow the opening of gov...

 2021-09-21 00:52 

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Democrats tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House announced Monday they would push ahead with a vote to fund the government and suspend the debt limit, all but daring Republicans who say they will vote against it despite t...

 2021-09-21 00:31 

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Perez breaks Bench's record with 46th HR, KC tops Indians...

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench's record for homers by a catcher in a season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader. Perez hit a two-run ...

 2021-09-21 00:31 

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Judge sets March trial for 5 men in Michigan governor plot...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A judge set a March 8 trial for five men accused of planning to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker set the new date Monday after defense lawyers seeking more time to prepare asked him ...

 2021-09-21 00:04 

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New Mexico hearing begins for next round of oil, gas rules...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is now the nation's second largest oil producing state, and environmental officials say more needs to be done to rein in pollution from the industry. They are proposing another set of rules as part of Gov. Mic...

 2021-09-21 00:04 

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Native Americans aim to boost voting power in New Mexico...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A coalition of Native American communities has proposed redrawing New Mexico's political map to boost Indigenous voters' influence in elections. The proposed changes from New Mexico's 19 Native American pueblos and ...

 2021-09-21 00:04 

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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan contracts COVID-19 despite vaccination...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio tested positive Monday for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated against the virus. In a statement, Ryan said he was experiencing mild symptoms from his breakthrough case and will continue to quarantine f...

 2021-09-21 00:04 

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Politico pardoned by Trump accused of illegal campaign scam...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican political operative pardoned by President Donald Trump after his conviction in a 2012 bribery plot has been charged again with campaign-related crimes, this time involving a 2016 illegal campaign contribution scheme an...

 2021-09-21 00:03 

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Questions on $16B plan to ease back bay flooding at NJ shore...

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — A proposed $16 billion billion plan to address back bay flooding, one of the major sources of storm damage at the Jersey Shore, is raising concerns about where water would go during storms, whether barriers proposed as pa...

 2021-09-20 23:53 

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California water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute...

Two major California water agencies have settled a lawsuit that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect a river that serves millions of people in the U.S. West amid gripping drought. The Imperial Irrigation District, the largest singl...

 2021-09-20 23:53 

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Texas doctor who defied state's new abortion ban is sued...

DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — and by ...

 2021-09-20 23:31 

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Biden follows through on pledge to take in more refugees...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said the U.S. would take in 125,000 refugees and their families next year, fulfilling an earlier pledge to raise a cap that had been cut to a historic low under his predecessor. The White House set the prop...

 2021-09-20 23:31 

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Texas doctor who defied the state's abortion ban is sued...

DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law has been sued by two people seeking to test the legality of the state's near-total ban on the procedure. Former attorneys in Arkansas and Illinoi...

 2021-09-20 23:15 

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Roast chicken with herbs leads to a curried chicken dish...

In her book "Cook Once Dinner Fix," Cassy Joy Garcia includes this double recipe for a whole chicken: MEAL 1 Herb-Crusted Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Garlic Orzo This dinner series illustrates how a whole chicken can be creatively put to good use. ...

 2021-09-20 23:15 

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The Latest: Virus cases down dramatically in West Virginia...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Active coronavirus cases in West Virginia have fallen dramatically in recent days, bringing a hope that the latest surge is at or past its peak, though officials warn that deaths and hospitalizations will continue to swell before...

 2021-09-20 22:53 

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Dems, backers face uphill immigration path after Senate blow...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats launched an uphill fight Monday to rescue their drive to help millions of immigrants remain legally in the U.S., their pathway unclear and the uncertainty exposing tensions between party leaders and progressive gro...

 2021-09-20 22:53 

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UN climate talks: Faint progress on money, none on pollution...

Opening pocketbooks wider to fight climate change? That's looking slightly more doable. Closing more smokestacks for the same goal? Not yet sold. World leaders made "faint signs of progress" on the financial end of fighting climate change in a...

 2021-09-20 22:52 

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Dems tie government funding to debt bill, GOP digs in...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders backed by the White House announced Monday they would push ahead with a vote to fund the government and suspend the debt limit, all but daring Republicans who say they will vote against it despite t...

 2021-09-20 22:33 

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Man arrested in brutal California attacks, rape on trail...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pilot has been arrested in connection with brutal attacks on women in Southern California where he allegedly choked them into unconsciousness and assaulted them in bushes off of a running trail, prosecutors announced Monday. Rob...

 2021-09-20 22:33 

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49ers survive season-opening trip with 2 straight wins...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers' season-opening road trip featured a few key injuries, a near fourth-quarter collapse and an ugly offensive performance. Perhaps most importantly for the 49ers, it included two wins after they o...

 2021-09-20 22:33 

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Republican Dean Heller announces run for governor of Nevada...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican Dean Heller announced plans to run for governor in Nevada, declaring Monday that he would oppose government mandates on masks and vaccines and tighten voting laws if elected to lead the battleground state. Heller ...

 2021-09-20 22:33 

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Prosecutor: Georgia inmate plotted escape that left 2 dead...

EATONTON, Ga. (AP) — The trial of Georgia inmate facing the death penalty for the slayings of two prison guards opened Monday with a prosecutor saying the inmate was the mastermind of a deadly escape plan, while a defense attorney insisted his clien...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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The Latest: Wash. governor seeks military help for hospitals...

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington state's governor is asking the federal government to provide military personnel to help in staffing hospitals and long-term care facilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter made public Monday, Gov. Ja...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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'Crisis of trust': France bristles at US submarine deal...

PARIS (AP) — France's top diplomat declared Monday that there is a "crisis of trust" in the United States after a Pacific defense deal stung France and left Europe wondering about its longtime ally across the Atlantic. European countries...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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Government resumes prosecution in deadly 'swatting' case...

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas gamer whose online dispute with another player sparked a deadly hoax call will have to face a jury after violating the terms of a diversion deal he made with prosecutors, a judge ruled Monday. U.S. District Judge E...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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Michigan rep to fellow lawmaker: I hope 'your car explodes'...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker told another lawmaker that he hoped her "car explodes on the way in," according to text messages filed in court to support a request for a personal protection order. "You're truly the worst h...

 2021-09-20 22:32 

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Trial set for Texas officer who shot Black woman in her home...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A date has been set for the trial of a former Fort Worth police officer who was charged with murder after shooting a Black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an open front door in 2019. ...

 2021-09-20 22:31 

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Oklahoma sets 7 executions in 6 months; 1st since 2015...

Oklahoma scheduled seven executions Monday in what would be the first lethal injections for the state since putting them on hold six years ago following a series of mishaps. Among the men scheduled to die is Julius Darius Jones, even though the Oklahoma P...

 2021-09-20 22:04 

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Nebraska to report more virus stats as hospitalizations rise...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts is resurrecting a version of Nebraska's daily virus reporting dashboard website because the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations has continued to rise through the summer. The state eliminated its daily virus ...

 2021-09-20 22:04 

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Head of North Carolina alcohol board resigns, cites stress...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission has resigned from the board, citing anxiety over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the agency's recent challenges with liquor distribution. A.D. "Z...

 2021-09-20 22:04 

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El Salvador president changes Twitter profile to 'dictator'...

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's bitcoin-pushing president apparently changed his Twitter profile description to "dictator" Monday, in what might be an ironic comment on last week's protests against him. The office of P...

 2021-09-20 21:59 

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EXPLAINER: Biden uses Trump-era tool against Haiti migrants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is relying on a contested Trump-era policy as it disperses thousands of Haitian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border near the small South Texas city of Del Rio. Much to the dismay of migrant advocates, the...

 2021-09-20 21:59 

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Biden looks to turn page on 20 years of war in UN address...

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden begins his first visit to the U.N. General Assembly ready to make the case to world leaders that after closing the book on 20 years of war, the U.S. aims to rally allies and adversaries to work together on a slew ...

 2021-09-20 21:53 

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Lawsuit: Ida outages due to 'gum and super glue' at utility...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that Louisiana's largest electric utility used a "bubble gum and super glue" approach to maintenance and construction that left customers sweltering in the dark without adequate sewage treatment after...

 2021-09-20 21:32 

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Korean War soldier killed in 1950 buried after remains IDed...

SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Cpl. Walter Smead was finally laid to rest Monday near his rural upstate New York hometown, seven decades after he was killed in the Korean War and months after his remains were officially accounted for with help from DNA ...

 2021-09-20 21:32 

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Defense chief orders new review of mistaken US drone strike...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered a senior-level review of the investigation that found that 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children, were killed in an Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike in Kabul that the Pentagon initially s...

 2021-09-20 21:31 

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US officials defend expulsion of Haitians from Texas town...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately expelling migrants to their impove...

 2021-09-20 21:31 

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Police: 2 shot at Virginia high school, suspect in custody...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Two students were wounded in a shooting at a Virginia high school and a suspect is in custody, police said Monday. A 17-year-old boy was shot in the side of his face at Heritage High School and a 17-year-old girl was shot in...

 2021-09-20 20:58 

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The Latest: EU official: US isn't being loyal or transparent...

The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ___ UNITED NATIONS — The top European Union official is criticizing the United States for a "lack of transparency and loyalty" towards its trans-Atlantic partners, as evidenced by Am...

 2021-09-20 20:53 

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Haitian deportees start over in country they don't recognize...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hundreds of Haitians are scrambling to find jobs, food and housing after being deported from the U.S. to a country that is now more violent, impoverished and politically unstable than when they left almost a decade ago. ...

 2021-09-20 20:32 

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Police: 4 people killed, left in cornfield died in St. Paul...

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — Four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in western Wisconsin were killed in St. Paul, Minnesota, where three of the victims lived, police said Monday. Investigators with the Saint Paul Police Department's h...

 2021-09-20 20:32 

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R Kelly prosecutors rest; defense calls on singer's allies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors at the R. Kelly sex trafficking trial ended their case Monday after calling dozens of witnesses over the past month who detailed the government's sweeping allegations against the singer in lurid detail. The defense be...

 2021-09-20 20:32 

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Ships rescue 190 Europe-bound migrants off Libya...

ABOARD THE GEO BARENTS (AP) — Two vessels rescued around 190 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the coast of Libya, charities operating the vessels said Monday. The rescues came amid a spike in attempted crossings of the Medite...

 2021-09-20 20:32 

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Texas doctor says he defied state's near-total abortion ban...

DALLAS (AP) — A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law has all but dared supporters of the state's near-total ban on the procedure to try making an early example of him by filing a lawsuit — the...

 2021-09-20 20:31 

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US officials defend deportation of Haitians from Texas town...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, U.S. officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting migrants to their impove...

 2021-09-20 20:31 

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Judge says he'll toss some of ex-mayor's fraud convictions...

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday said he planned to toss several convictions against the Massachusetts mayor elected at just 23 years old who was found guilty by jurors of bilking investors and extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from ...

 2021-09-20 20:31 

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Stocks drop the most since May on worries over China, Fed...

U.S. stocks had their biggest drop since May as traders worried about potential ripple effects if a debt-laden Chinese real estate company defaults and the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will signal that it will pull back its supports for markets and...

 2021-09-20 20:04 

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Wisconsin election investigator warns of subpoenas...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and ...

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